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04-04-2013, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Clark4Ever View Post
Under normal circumstances, Nonis should have taken that deal in heartbeat, but (for the millionth time) Lou's contract changes the dynamics entirely.

If Gillis was willing to absorb a portion of the cap hit or add futures, I think he and Nonis could have bridged the gap.

As it stands though, I agree with Nonis in rejecting that offer considering all of the variables involved.
This. They wont buy him out because this option is available now. I think any team would take him if they only had to pay Luongo say 4 million a year.

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